Dr. Özge Çelik is currently working as a academic member of Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics in Istanbul Kultur University. She held the Assist. Prof. Dr. Degree at the same institute from 2010. Dr. Çelik obtained her B.Sc. from Marmara University in 2005. She obtained her Doctorate Degree from Istanbul University. Her areas of specialization include plant tissue culture, plant molecular biology and biotechnology, mutation breeding and abiotic stress tolerance. She has co-authored a laboratory book for undergraduate students titled ”Cell Biology Laboratory” with Prof. Ç.Atak. She has published over 30 papers in journals and conferences. She has been working in 4 projects as a leader and 7 projects as a researcher. She has membership in Biotechnology Federation in Turkey, EFB and FESPB. She is also owner of an agricultural biotechnology company which is funded by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.